President Lyndon B. Johnson

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Lyndon B. Johnson was the United States of Americaís thirty-sixth president.

President Lyndon B. Johnson was born in Stonewall, Texas on August 27, 1908 and grew up to become Americaís thirty-sixth president.

He was a teacher before he became President of the United States at age 55. His place of primary affiliation was Texas.

Lyndon B. Johnson became president on Friday, November 22, 1963 and left the office on Monday, January 20, 1969. President Lyndon B. Johnson was a member of the Democratic Party and his vice president was Hubert Humphrey.

Lyndon B. Johnson's nicknames include LBJ, Bull Johnson, Light-Bulb Lyndon, and Landslide Lyndon.

The large, rough-in and roughly speaking Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson inherited the Vietnam War and the great turmoil on the home front from his predecessor.

He had a vision of "The Great Society" and had carried out a number of important reforms including the new immigration laws in 1965 that contributed greatly to shape America today. He won the election in 1964 with a huge margin of over 15 million votes. In 1964 he stepped up strong military effort in Vietnam and met with fierce opposition and unrest at home because of it.

In 1968 he announced that he did not seek re-election. Five years later he died of a heart attack at home on the ranch in Texas. Lyndon B. Johnson was 64 years old when he died on January 22, 1973.

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